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TESDA Isabela starts contact tracing training for BHWs, BNSs

Philippine Information Agency
21 Sep 2020, 16:38 GMT+10

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Sept. 21 (PIA) - At least 30 Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) and Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNSs) from the different barangays of this city including selected faculty members from ISU - Ilagan City campus undergo contact tracing training recently.

The training is implemented by the City Government of Ilagan in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) - Isabela held at ISAT -TESDA hall.

TESDA Isabela head Demetrio Anduyan Jr. said the training aimed to capacitate the BHWs and BNSs on the technical know-how of conducting contact tracing.

"We have targeted to train BHWs and BNSs in the province on contact tracing knowing their capabilities and having the basic knowledge on implementing health and nutrition programs," Andean said.

Meanwhile, ISAT-TESDA head Edwin Madarang has institutionalized Contact Tracing Training as a regular program of the institution while Southern Isabela College of Arts and Trades (SICAT) in Santiago City is currently working on the registration of the same program.

Madarang assured to aggressively implement trainings on Contact Tracing in order to help in the management and prevention of COVID-19 in the province. (MDCT/MGE/PIA 2-Isabela)

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